|1.||[ adjective ] ascending to a level markedly higher than the usual|
|2.||[ adjective ] of imposing height; especially standing out above others|
|Synonyms:||lofty towering eminent|
"an eminent peak" "lofty mountains" "the soaring spires of the cathedral" "towering icebergs"
|3.||[ adjective ] moving to great heights with little apparent effort|
"a soaring eagle"
|4.||[ noun ] (transportation) the activity of flying a glider|
|Synonyms:||gliding sailplaning sailing glide|
|Related terms:||flight hang_gliding parasailing hang_glide glide|